High-end backpacks totally worth the splurge

It’s the bag that follows you everywhere. Being able to cruise through airport security hands-free is reason enough to invest in the perfect travel pack. Make an impression even on your way out the door with one of these top-of-the-line backpacks.

  1. Coach Campus Backpack

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This simple Coach backpack blends utility and timeless style. Padded straps allow for extra shoulder-comfort, and there is plenty of space for a laptop or other large items. It’s available in black, a midnight-blue, and racing green.

To buy: coach.com, USD550

  1. Burberry Prorsum Nylon Backpack

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This nylon Burberry backpack is extremely durable, and the drawstring closure beneath the snap flap ensures items remain secure. Three exterior zip-pockets allow for easy-access to items such as your cell phone or sunglasses. Leather tassels and gold zippers glam up the pack.

To buy: nordstrom.com, USD1,350

  1. Fendi Croc Tail Leather Backpack

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Fendi knows luxury, and this calfskin leather backpack is no exception. Crocodile leather trim and palladium studs promise to make the blue-on-black bag pop with any outfit. It’s lightweight and roomy enough for an entire day sightseeing.

To buy: nordstrom.com, USD2,650

  1. Coach Manhattan Backpack

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Coach’s Manhattan Backpack is a contemporary patchwork of pebbled leather and suede. The spacious pockets and durable fabrics make this pack the picture of functionality.

To buy: coach.com, USD650

  1. Anya Hindmarch Mini Eyes Leather Backpack

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Give your luggage a sense of humor with this Anya Hindmarch backpack. The smooth leather bag features a top handle, adjustable straps, and gold hardware—but it’s the playful set of eyes that make this pack, well, eye-catching.

To buy: saksfifthavenue.com; USD1,450

  1. Coach Modern Varsity Campus Backpack

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Sporty racing stripes halve this calf leather men’s backpack, which boasts enough space to pack carry-on essentials like a laptop or a few good books. Whatever you’re bringing with you, a full zip closure ensures your items stay where they belong.

To buy: coach.com, USD595

  1. Frye Leather Drawstring Bag

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Gleaming leather and an extra-spacious interior make this classic pack from Frye a must-have for quick weekend getaways.

To buy: saksfifthavenue.com, USD478

  1. Marc Jacobs Nylon Backpack

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Despite its designer label, this nylon pack from Marc Jacobs is still relatively affordable, and it has plenty of space for all of your travel must-haves.

To buy: saksfifthavenue.com, USD195

  1. Rag & Bone Pilot Backpack

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This sleek leather pack from Rag & Bone features a unique angular flap that secures shut with a hidden magnetic closure. It is simple and classic, and will pair well with any travel outfit.

To buy: rag-bone.com, USD695

  1. Proenza Schouler PS1 Nylon Backpack

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Proenza Schouler’s soft, indigo nylon pack is elevated by silver accents and leather trim. A locked, top-flap adds extra security to the drawstring bag.

To buy: saksfifthavenue.com, USD1,495

  1. Saint Laurent Nylon Hunting Backpack

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Perfect for all his carry-on items, the Nylon Hunting Bag by Saint Laurent has a classic round-top backpack shape with generous interior space and a small front-zip pocket.

To buy: saksfifthavenue.com, USD795

  1. Coach Metropolitan Rucksack

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Crafted from sport calf leather, Coach’s Metropolitan Rucksack pays homage to the vintage saddlebag. Of course, the traditional bag has received a few modern updates—including a dedicated laptop sleeve. It’s available in both racing green and dark saddle.

To buy: coach.com, USD695

  1. Avalon Backpack

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This bucket-style woven leather backpack is the perfect carry-all to swing over your shoulder when hopping in the car for a road trip or heading to the airport for a transatlantic flight. Wedding utility and style, the pack features inside pockets and adjustable shoulder straps paired with a stylish tassel zipper. And, for the earth-conscious, the company makes a point to be entirely committed to sustainable manufacturing and local craftsmanship.

To buy: Cleobella, USD429

  1. Coach Backpack Charm

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We couldn’t resist this adorable—and functional—leather backpack charm, which can hold two important trinkets. Use it as a bag identifier for your full-size pack or as a cheeky stocking stuffer.

To buy: coach.com, USD65

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